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March 19, 2016

Special Election for City of League City
March 19, 2016

Special Election Notice

A Special Election for the City of League City will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016 for the purpose of electing a Mayor and a Council Member to Position 2 for an unexpired term ending in November 2018.  A run-off election is set for Saturday, April 23, 2016, if necessary.

Candidates for the Special Election set for March 19, 2016 are as follows:

(1) Jean Marie Kranz
(2) Pat Hallisey

Council Member Position 2
(1) Hank Dugie

The candidates for Mayor and Council Position 2 are scheduled to participate in the following forums:

Mayoral Candidate Forum
Hosted by: League City Regional Chamber of Commerce & Galveston County Daily News
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
Location: Council Chambers
Other Details: The forum is open to anyone who is interested in attending.

LCPOA-PA Meet the Candidate Forum
Hosted by: League City Police Officers Association
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Location: American Legion Post 554, 1650 Highway 3 South, League City, Texas
Other Details:  The forum is open to anyone who wants to attend.  

Information on how to vote by mail, early voting, Election Day voting for residents is as follows:Vote 2015

Galveston County

Voter Registration.  The last day to register to vote in the Special Election is Feb. 18, 2016.  Register to vote in Galveston County at www.co.galveston.tx.us/tax_offices/voter_registration.htm or Harris County at www.hctax.net/voter/registration.

Ballots by Mail.
  Applications for ballots by mail for Galveston County and Harris County residents may be sent to Dwight D. Sullivan, County Clerk, Galveston County Justice Center, P.O. Box 17253, Galveston, Texas, 77552-7253.  Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on March 9, 2016.

Harris County residents applying for an 'annual application' are encouraged to apply directly with the Harris County Clerk at http://harrisvotes.org/VotingInfo/BallotByMail.aspx.

Early Voting.  League City Civic Center, located at 400 West Walker St. in League City, is the designated early voting location.  Hours of operation are March 2 to 4 and March 7 to 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and March 14 to 15 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  

Election Day Voting Locations.  League City residents may vote on Election Day between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at any of the following locations:

- CCISD Administration Building, 2425 E. Main St.

- Creekside Intermediate School, 4320 W. Main St.

- League City Fire Station No. 4, 175 W. Bay Area Blvd.

- North County Annex, 172 Calder Rd.


 Dec. 11, 2015  First day for candidate to file for place on ballot.
 Jan. 11, 2016  Last day for candidate to file for place on ballot.  Deadline is 5 p.m.
 Jan. 12, 2016  Drawing for place on ballot at 9 a.m. in City Secretary's Office.
 Jan. 16, 2016  Last day for candidate to withdraw from race.  Deadline is 5 p.m.
 Feb. 18, 2016  - Last day for register to vote in the March Special Election.  
 - First report of Campaign Contributions due.
 March 2, 2016  Early voting begins
 March 10, 2016  Second report of Campaign Contributions due
 March 15, 2016  Early voting ends
 March 17, 2016  Third report of Campaign Contributions due
 March 19, 2016   Election Day
 March 29, 2016      Special meeting to canvass election returns and administer Oath of Office to persons elected.